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Behind The Lens: Snapshot of the Our Best Regional Photos Todd Grasley May 2, 2016

Each and every week our photographers take THOUSANDS of photos. Between all sixteen regionals we captured over TEN THOUSAND ranging from action shots to candids showing the pure emotion of advancing to the state meet. We narrowed it down to some of our favorites in this edition of Behind The Lens!

Who Won The Week? Boys All-State Results Merge - World JR. #1 For Thomas, FR. National Record For Cooper Todd Grasley May 2, 2016

The state of Florida didn't have a shortage of AMAZING performances during regionals this week. Northeast junior Damion Thomas ran a U-20 world leading 13.42s in the 100m while Osceola senior and FSU signee Carlos Becker leaped 25 feet in the long jump for a state lead, and that was just a taste! We merged all the results from across the state to find out who won the week!

WATCH: The Regional Race Videos You Don't Want To Miss! Todd Grasley May 2, 2016

Every week we have sizzling races and unbelievable performances, but with four spots in every regional race a ticket to the state meet the competition was fiercer than ever. THOUSANDS of elite performances, HUNDREDS of nationally ranked performances, freshman national record, world junior leader, and fights to the finish. Our video team captured over 100 videos this week and we narrowed it down to our favorites!

5 Things I learned From Sanya Richard Ross Denise Spann May 1, 2016

This week, Sanya Richards-Ross, the reigning 400m Olympic Gold medalist, made it known that this season will be her final lap around the world. Her retirement announcement was heard all around the world, and her fans and fellow US teammates were devastated by the news. Ever since I was 9 years old, I wanted to be like Sanya.

Team Prep USA: The Running Camp Above The Clouds Todd Grasley May 1, 2016

Tired of running flat trails? Tired of blistering hot temperatures? Well Team Prep USA Rocky Mountain Running Camp in Crested Butte, Colorado give camp attendees the opportunity to train at elevations ranging from 7,700 ft. to 11,000 ft. of the Colorado Rocky Elk Mountain Range. Take a look at the video above and rest of this article learn more about this great camp and how you can sign up!

1A Region 2 Featured Photo Album: 750+ Photos By Maynard St. John Todd Grasley Apr 29, 2016

Maynard St. John was on-site and captured over 750 photos of all the action at 1A-2 Region Championship in Clearwater including this one of EIGHTH GRADER Moriah Oliveira of Evangelical Christian who won the 400m dash in 56.92s. Twin sister Sierra won the 800m in 2:15.06 and both were an integral part of the 4x400 and 4x800m relay teams that advanced to state!

Update: Athlete DQ'ed After Running Around Hurdle Todd Grasley Apr 29, 2016

The Road To The State doesn't come out with some controversy this year! At the 4A Region 4 Championship in Miami, St Thomas Aquinas sophomore Imani Christian (white jersey) in lane three clearly runs around the hurdle on the curve, continues on, and finishes 4th in 46.08 earning a spot to the state meet. Should she be able to run next weekend?